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South Park Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 401 students

 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

120 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
54%

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 36% in 2014.

120 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
23%

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2014.

134 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 37% in 2014.

134 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
26%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
93%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 63% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 45% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 33% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
72%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 79% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students54%
Female52%
Male55%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin56%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled60%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant54%

Reading

All Students23%
Female25%
Male19%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin22%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities6%
Non-disabled26%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant23%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students48%
Female46%
Male51%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities26%
Non-disabled54%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant48%

Reading

All Students26%
Female24%
Male30%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin28%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities9%
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant26%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Language Arts

All Students59%
Female71%
Male47%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin62%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled66%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant59%

Math

All Students43%
Female50%
Male37%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin47%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities7%
Non-disabled48%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant43%

Reading

All Students28%
Female38%
Male18%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin30%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities0%
Non-disabled31%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant28%

Science

All Students85%
Female92%
Male80%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin89%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities35%
Non-disabled92%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant85%

Social Studies

All Students82%
Female87%
Male75%
Black, not of Hispanic originn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White, not of Hispanic origin85%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities43%
Non-disabled86%
English learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. In private schools, only voucher program participants are tested.
GreatSchools' ratings currently reflect 2012-13 testing data.



Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the WSAS test. As a result of these changes, proficiency scores for Wisconsin schools are lower than they were in previous years.

The different student groups are identified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group. Subgroup scores for each school are only reported for students who were enrolled as of the fall enrollment count. The All students score includes results for all students who took the test, regardless of when they first enrolled in the school.

Source: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White, not Hispanic 87% 73%
Hispanic 5% 10%
Multiracial 4% 2%
Asian 2% 4%
Black, not Hispanic 2% 10%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Disabled students 18%N/A14%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A41%
Limited English proficient 2%N/A6%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2012-2013

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
At least 5 years teaching experience 88%N/A83%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 69%N/A55%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with valid license 100%N/A98%
Source: WI Dept. of Public Instruction, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Orchestra
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Lisa McLaughlin
Fax number
  • (920) 424-7513

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
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